Yabuki Nako (矢吹奈子) was a participant of Produce 48 as a member of the Japanese girl group HKT48. She ranked at #6 on the final episode, making her a member of the Korean-Japanese girl group IZ*ONE.

Official ProfileEdit

  • Birthday: Jun 18, 2001
  • Blood type: O (Citation needed)
  • Height: 150cm
  • Hobby: Watching movie
  • Talent: Making single eyelid


Pre-debut Edit

Yabuki made her film debut as young Minami Asakura in the coming-of-age film Touch in 2005. Two years later, she appeared in JCB and Dainichi commercials. In 2009, she appeared in the made for television films Detective Samonji Susumu and My Father's Longest Day. She appeared in a Koala's March commercial in 2011. In 2012, she appeared in the short film On the Shinhori River. The following year, she appeared in the tokusatsu superhero film Gatchaman.


Nako was a big fan of Sashihara Rino. During an AKB48 handshake event, Sashihara told Nako to audition for the group. Instead, Nako auditioned for HKT48, as Sashihara was demoted and transferred to HKT48 Team H. Nako passed the audition for HKT48’s 3rd generation.

Produce 48Edit

Nako took part of Produce 48 under HKT48. She was apart of a performance team named Memory Fabricators along with Kim Chaewon, Jang Gyuri, Jo Yuri and Na Goeun, she finished the competition in 6th place with 261,788 votes, debuting as a member of the IZ*ONE project group.


The group officially debuted on October 29, 2018 with the mini album COLOR*IZ and its title track, La Vie en Rose.


Writing CreditsEdit




Jang Won Young Miyawaki Sakura Jo Yu Ri Choi Ye Na An Yu Jin Yabuki Nako
Kwon Eun Bi Kang Hye Won Honda Hitomi Kim Chae Won Kim Min Ju Lee Chae Yeon
Korean discography
Studio Albums
Mini Albums
Japanese discography
Singles Albums (好きと言わせたい) •
Collaborations Hitsuzensei (IZ4648) • Rise
Remixes La Vie en Rose@2018 MAMA IN KOREALa Vie en Rose@2018 MAMA IN HONG KONG
Covers MiroticHappinessEnergeticThe BoysSelfishAmor FatiLove Will Show You Everything

Go Go Summer!MisterSailing (0805)Heavy RotationA Thousand MilesOne Sided Love

Concert Exclusive Rumor1000%I AMSee You AgainTo Reach YouRollin' Rollin'
OSTs Christmas
Concerts MX Matsuri "IZ*ONE Japan 1st Fan Meeting"IZ*ONE 1st Concert Asia Tour “EYES ON ME”
Movies The Fault Is Not YoursEyes On Me: The Movie
Reality Shows Produce 48 (Pre-debut) • IZ*ONE CHUIZ*ONE City
Photobooks Secret TimeOne DaySecret Diary
Games/Apps Private MailIZ*ONE remember ZSUPERSTAR IZ*ONE
Others PerformancesFancamsMusic Videos
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